The Australian Public Service (APS) Employee Census is an annual survey sent to every APS employee in Australia and overseas. The survey provides insights into employees’ views about their agency, workplace issues, and the APS overall. The results equip agencies with valuable insights to identify areas for improvement.
This year, 88% of employees (1,166 of 1,321 people) completed the 2023 APS Employee Census.
APS Census results cover:
Our staff continue to express a strong commitment to Austrade and belief in our mission and purpose. Of those who responded:
Most staff expressed positive views about:
Australian Government agencies develop action plans to address key themes raised in the APS Employee Census. Austrade’s 2023 APS Census results and key agency themes have been reported to the Austrade Executive, and an agency-level action plan, below, created.
In 2023, new reporting requirements have been put in place for agencies to publicly release their agency-level action plan, alongside the agency highlights report, for greater openness and transparency.
Areas identified for further improvement and to be addressed in Austrade’s 2023 agency-level action plan are: